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1797 Giovanni Maria Cassini
$1,200.00
Description

Fascinating early map of Korea and Japan, from Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale. published by Cassini in Rome.

It has a very unusual, almost triangular, representation of 'Jeso-Gasima', the semi-mythical island to the north of Japan. The title is within a decorative title cartouche.

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